Sai Gokul Ramanath

Sai Gokul Ramanath is a writer and a director well-known for his work in the Tamil film industry. He was born in Chennai, India. He completed his schooling from his home-town and for his college, he moved to Vellore. While he was in school, he used to be quite a silent kid and used to study.

He was not a sports enthusiast ever. Sai Gokul Ramanath had a keen interest in writing and photography. He used to travel places to click pictures. He also wrote poems and articles for kid’s magazine of his school as well as newspapers. He had submitted various articles and had won a prize for creative writing at his school. He used to take part in competitions such as article writing and many others, and won many of those during his school time.

When he completed his schooling, he decided to pursue his further studies at Vellore. While he was in his college, he managed to get into Cinematography club of his college, and alongside he was in the Photography club also. While he was in these clubs, he learned various things related to direction, videography, and others. He also directed many short films. At his college, he used to write stories for short films and direct them as well.

He used to take help from his friends at theatre club, who used to play roles in his short films. Sai Gokul Ramanath used to take parts in competitions held at the college level. He used to enter his work in these competitions. He has won various prizes for his direction, because of which, he was admired by his team members. While he was still in college, he got offers from local magazine to submit stories for their magazines. After completing his college, he decided to start his career in film industry, so after a lot of struggle, he got a chance to work as an assistant director for KV Anand, in the movie named Ayan.

This movie proved to be a big break for him. After Ayan, he got various offer to work as an assistant director from many prominent directors of Tamil Film Industry. He worked as an assistant director for the movies “KO,” and “ Maattrraan.” After gaining all the required experience, he decided to direct his first movie. In 2016, he directed “ Vaaliba Raja,” a romantic comedy Tamil movie, starring Santhanam, Sethu, Vishakha Singh, and others.


Pa. Raghavan
Anand Shankar
Sri Ramanananda Maharshi